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Campaign Strategy: Campaign and I Replay

campaign strategy: But Saron Gebresellassi's mayoral campaign has inspired many young newcomers to dream again about what this city could be, according to NOW Magazine. The ideas that were spoken and quickly dismissed or silenced are now being heard. Just like those cheesy commercials promoting Ontario, I replay my life here in montages cheering for the Raptors or cycling past the CN Tower.I can't say the same for our municipal politics, which has failed many recent arrivals like me. Gebresellassi's campaign has prioritized the concerns of disenfranchised immigrants, those of us who are often erased or used as political props during municipal elections because many of us can't vote. Some would say appealing to newcomers is a poor campaign strategy. You have to be a Canadian citizen to do that. ( As reported in the news.